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Questions tagged [pokemon-sun-moon]

Role-playing games developed by Game Freak. Pokemon Sun and Moon are the first games released for the 7th generation of Pokémon. Players take on the role of trainers: travelling through the Alola region they catch and train Pokémon to compete with other trainers and thwart the schemes of the nefarious organization Team Skull. Use the [pokemon-seventh-gen] tag for questions not specific to Pokemon Sun and Moon specifically

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Why can't I save battle videos in Moon vs my friend's Ultra Moon?

I can save battles against other people, but not my friend. They joined the game not too long ago. I have Pokemon Moon and he has Pokemon Ultra Moon. I couldn't save any of the battles that we had, ...
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How can I retrieve my old Pokemon Moon save data?

I've put over 1000 hours into all pokemon games total and every single pokemon I caught was on moon. I bought the digital version on my 2ds and put all my time there. I eventually needed more room ...
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I finished the game and after the credits it took me back to before I finished the game.

I just got done beating the elite four and fight the guardian in pokemon sun and after the credits scene. It took me back to the elite four before I beat them. So, I guess what I'm trying to say is ...
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Can I have a Kantonian and Alolan form of the same pokemon in a team?

For example's sake, I have a Kanto Ninetales for special sweeping with a Sunny Day/Flamethrower combo and an Alolan Ninetales for laying down Aurora Veil with Snow Warning to set up for a buff sweeper....
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What is the best method for catching Shiny Pokemon in Pokemon Moon?

I want to catch Shiny Pokemon, but I do not know the best way to find them. How can I catch shiny Pokemon?
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Do I have enough SD storage on my new 2ds xl for updates

I recently bought a new 2ds xl and was wondering if I buy the physical version of Pokemon Sun will I have enough SD space to install the updates for the game?
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When a Pokemon gets infected by Pokerus, does it inherit the Pokerus' days left to be cured?

Last night I was capturing and infecting low level Pokemon to give away on Wonder Trade. I was using an infected Hypno as an infection source, this Hypno contracted Pokerus 3 days ago (and ...
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If I trade my Pokémon from Red to Gold on the VC, and then transfer it to Sun, what will be the Pokemon's original location?

On the 3DS, from the Virtual Console games, if I transfer a Kanto Pokémon from RBY to Sun/Moon it should appear that is from Kanto. If I transfer one from GSC to Sun/Moon it will appear that is from ...
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Should I need to play Pokemon SuMo before Pokemon Ultra SuMo?

I was speaking to a friend who recommended I do so. But I was looking for some extra opinions. My experiences with the 1st 3 generations of pokemon gave me the opinion that pokemon wasn't really a ...
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Help me run the numbers on a perfect IV ditto

So I am currently playing Pokémon Sun version and am attempting to collect a ditto with perfect IVs. I’m using the SOS battle method with an Alola raticate that knows hidden power. It has only one ...
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What moves can Toxapex learn?

I have a Toxapex but it is weak af, Peck, Poison Sting, Bite, Baneful Bunker, Please tell me what moves they can learn and what level Thanks!
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Can you redeem event code multiple times on Pokemon Moon/Sun

I have several Marshadow codes. I know each code is for one machine, but has anyone ever tried to redeem same event multiple code on the same device? Is it per character file or you have to reset?
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Recover Pokémon Held Items from Events

I was just about to move all my pokémon to my pokebank and start my game over to work on my living national dex when a harrowing thought came to me. What about the unique hold items that come from ...
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Pokemon Sun and Moon vip and guest list

If I put my Pokemon Moon game into a different 3DS than the one I started filling the VIP and guest list on, will my game's VIP and guest list be the same on the new 3DS, or will they be lost? (Like ...
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Can a Pokémon relearn egg moves if it has been traded?

I am asking this because I don't currently have access to the game and would like to know for definite before planning any breeding projects. Plus, it'd be interesting to see how this aspect of ...
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Why didn't my pokemon's nickname come up in a battle at the battle spot

When I was in a battle at the battle spot where u go after going in festival plaza then tap battle then tap free battle and then tap speacial pokemon not allowed option then choose team I battled and ...
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Can I get Mega Stones from Red for defeating him in Multis or does it have to be Singles?

Can I obtain the Mega Stones from defeating Red in the 20th Multi battle or do I have to defeat him in the 20th Single battle?
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How can Ditto use Genesis Supernova?

To use Genesis Supernova, a Pokémon must know the move Psychic and hold a Mewnium-Z crystal. According to Bulbapedia, Mew, or a Pokémon transformed into Mew, can use Genesis Supernova if it knows ...
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How can I transfer Pokémon from Pokémon Sun to Pokémon X? [duplicate]

I downloaded Pokébank and I was able to transfer Pokémon from X to Sun but I can't transfer Pokémon from Sun to X. How do I trade from Sun back to X?
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How do I find the fourth Kartana if I accidentally knocked it out previously?

Recently, I was trying to catch the ultra beast Kartana, but ended up fainting one by accident. Now, I've caught three, but can't find the fourth one. How can I find it?
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Older battle videos in Pokémon Sun/Moon say they can't be viewed

I have about 25 battle videos after a epic finish to a battle with someone I saved the new battle video. I wanted to view all of my battle videos but when I went to my older battle videos they don't ...
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Will a 3ds be fine if a cartridge is removed while it is running?

My little sister took my game out of my 3ds while it was on and the game was still on, and I am worried. Are there any glitches that might occur after this incident? After I realized she did this I ...
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Is there a way to remove the trainer models that show in battles in Pokemon Sun?

In Pokémon Sun/Moon when I battle trainers the trainer shows behind the Pokémon that's battling mine. When I was new to the game it didn't matter much but now it's annoying/distracting. Is there a ...
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Is there any other format battle in Battle Tree?

Unlike the Battle Maison in X/Y that has Triple Battle and Rotation Battle, the Battle Tree only has Single, Double, and Multi Battle in it. So, where's the other two? Can they be unlocked by some ...
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Which type makes up the majority of Pokemon in Sun/Moon?

As I stated, which type (water, fire, etc.) of Pokemon make up the majority of Pokemon in the latest games, Sun and Moon?
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Does the Pokémon Bank know I got the first evolutions of a non-alolan Pokémon?

Ok, big question. I started Pokémon Sun without knowing there was no national Pokedex. Through wonder trade and GTS, I have acquired starters and other Pokémon from other regions. However, I evolved ...
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When should I start soft resetting for female fossil Pokémon in Sun?

I bought the skull and cover fossils and I wanna know if it's possible to soft rest for female when you revive the fossil? And if I save before I buy the fossils and before I revive the fossils will ...
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Should I keep Steenee in my team? [closed]

When my Bounsweet evolved into Steenee, she is still grass type and I heard grass types are bad. Is best to keep my Steenee and evolve her, or should I keep Steenee in my box/PC?
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How can I make my Pikachu stronger?

In Pokémon Sun I have a Lv 67 Pikachu, but she is very weak. When taking hits, she almost gets knocked out with one hit (usually only surviving with one HP left because I gave her lots of 💕) Fling ...
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How do I register friend codes from Pokémon Sun/Moon?

I remember in Pokémon X if you do a certain amount with an aquatance you can register them in friend list. Is that still possible on Pokémon Sun/Moon? Is there a way or can I only get friends from ...
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How do I perform 'shiny swapping'?

In Pokémon Sun and Moon it's possible to 'shiny swap' Pokémon as a method to gain shinies. How does this method work? I'd love to get some legal shiny Pokémon, but I don't get how the shiny swapping ...
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Can the Pokémon in my egg be shiny if I breed it in the hot springs?

If I put a egg in the "hot springs" in Poké Pelago can the egg still be a shiny when it's hatched? Or does it have to be in the party?
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I may have a possible hacked Pokémon I got from trade, what should I do?

I got a Shiny Groudon from trade AND it was not my fault. I am scared I think it's hacked and what if the Pokémon company finds out and banishes me? I don't have game sync yet if that matters ...
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Does Yawn work if it is executed in Mist field but later the field is changed?

Suppose that the following case (the field is Mist in Double Battle): Slowking used Yawn to Garchomp. In the next turn, the opponent withdraws a Pokèmon and summons Tapu Lele, and the field is now ...
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What do Poké Beans do?

What is the purpose of Poké Beans? Like does feeding one bean increase any stat of my Pokémon like speed or attack?
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How can I change the weather?

It's Sunny out, and that seems to be helping the Pokemon I am currently trying to beat. How can I change the weather so that they don't have this advantage?
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What happens if Instruct points to a Z-move?

Suppose the following case: Salamance used Draco Meteor with Z-crystal. Oranguru used Instruct to point to the Salamance. In this case, does Instruct point to Draco Meteor, or one more Z-move, or ...
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How to calculate the chance of Effect Spore being invoked against specific types that are immune to some conditions?

In Pokémon 7th gen, the chance of Effect Spore activating is 30%. However, some types like Steel or Electric are immune to some conditions such as Poison or Paralysis. In this case, if say, Kartana ...
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Poké-Pelago and the bean effects

In Poké-Pelago, you can place Poké-beans in a cart on each island, however, I can't find instructions on what each ones does. I've found this answer that dictates that putting beans in the cart for ...
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What is a 'perfect IV Pokemon' and how do I get one?

I went to the Battle Tree but got flat out crushed. I went to a website for help, and it began speaking about perfect IVs. It also said EVs. What are they, and how do I get one?
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How do you evolve Sliggoo in Pokemon Moon?

I was told to level it up in the rain and did, but it did not evolve. I checked again and leveled it up again, still no evolving. How do I evolve him?
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Is there a way to set up a Ghost-type with Synchronize for SOS chaining?

I want to SOS chain a Beldum for a shiny, but Take Down is an issue. So naturally, I want a Ghost-type so it doesn't knock itself out. The issue is that I also need it to have Synchronize so that it's ...
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Does saving in Aether Paradise corrupt the game?

I want to know the answer (even if I have finished the game) because when I was about to fight Guzma in front of the house in Aether Paradise and I saved and did this: Saved, pressed home and then ...
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Where are the best places to get thumbs up?

The level 5 upgrade for the Poké Finder requires 1,500,000 thumbs up. I have almost 150,000 total thumbs up, and I can't imagine getting that many with just 2,000-3,000 for each photo. Where are the ...
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Increase and Decrease Power of Pokemon's Moves with Rivalry Ability

According to Bulbapedia, When using a move, Rivalry raises the power of the move by 25% if the target and the Pokémon with this Ability have the same gender, but reduces base power by 25% if ...
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Which Gen 5 Pokemon have viable Transfer moves when transferred to Sun/Moon? [closed]

I've been looking everywhere for some kind of list like this, but so far no luck. Now that the Pokemon Bank updates have rolled out, I've started eyeing previous generations (V for now) that can still ...
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Does Oranguru's Instruct work if the Pokémon it points to faints before the move?

If Oranguru tries to use Instruct but the Pokémon it chose to point to faints before the move, does Instruct work or not? For example, suppose the following situation: Salamence used Draco Meteor ...
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Are Shiny and Dawn Stone present in PokéPelago?

I'm looking for evolutionary stones, so my Pokémon are doing "Path for Brilliant-Stone Hunting!" everyday. But after several days, I've never found any Shiny Stones or Dawn Stones, despite Serebii ...
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How does Synchronize interact with SOS Battles?

In Pokémon games, when the lead Pokémon of your party has the Synchronize ability there is a 50% chance that any randomly-encountered Pokémon will have the same nature as the Pokémon with the ...
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How to change Pokémon Trainer Club email?

How can I change the email address to which the activation email is sent? When I send the email, it can't be received because I use the one of my school and it can only send and receive emails from ...